03 Nov '14, 2am

Singapore covered with haze as air quality hits unhealthy range #sghaze

Singapore remained covered with haze for a second day as the city’s air quality stayed in the unhealthy range after reaching the level yesterday afternoon. The three-hour pollutant standards index , or PSI, was at 111 as of 9 a.m. local time, after peaking at 127 at 9 p.m. yesterday, according to the National Environment Agency. A level exceeding 100 is considered unhealthy, with the government discouraging outdoor physical activities. “Drier weather in South Sumatra in the past two days has led to a sharp increase in the number of hotspots there,” the agency said on its website yesterday. The hazy conditions are expected to persist today, it said. The city-state detected 205 so-called hotspots in Indonesia yesterday, usually signs of forest fires. Singapore and Malaysia have been plagued for decades by periodic haze caused by clouds of ash from the fires in neighboring In...

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